Russian NGOs Inform UN Special Rapporteur about Freedom of Assembly in Russia

posted 15 Feb 2012, 13:26 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 15 Feb 2012, 13:27 ]
Source: (info), 06/02/12 

· Right of Assembly  · Human Rights Defenders 

On 4 February 2012 Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, was presented with a summary of a report on the observance of freedom of assembly in Russia in 2011. The report was prepared by a coalition of Russian human rights NGOs. 

A summary of the report was also passed on to the OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on Freedom of Assembly for the attention of Neil Jarman, Chairman of the Panel and Michael Hamilton, Secretary to the Panel. [Read more]